Gmail For Android Adds a Nifty Shortcut

A few days ago, Google added a dedicated tab for Google meet in the Gmail which was much appreciated by users across the globe. After adding a dedicated tab for Google Meet, now Google is bringing a new addition to the Gmail that will definitely make your life easier. Gmail for Android is now introducing a nifty shortcut for quickly adding recipients directly from the body of an email.

Gmail For Android Adds a Nifty Shortcut

Some people prefer to first work on the body before adding contacts or the subject line when writing a message, “Gmail on the web has long featured a useful shortcut where typing “+” or “@” will auto-fill a person’s name in the body — where it becomes a mailto: hyperlink — and add them to the contacts field as a recipient. Coming to Android, the selectable dropdown that appears features names, addresses, and profile avatars,” according to 9to5google.

When a user deletes the person’s + [s/o Google+] or @ will remove them as a recipient of the email. This nifty shortcut is also taking care of long names and adds a contactless disruptive in case the user is in the middle of a thought.

The company is rolling out a recipient shortcut and is available on Gmail for Android, but currently, a few users can see this feature on their Gmail as it is not yet widely available on devices. Presently, it is only functional for all the users of the G Suite.

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